Tag Archives: Women

Celebrating the economic empowerment of entrepreneurial women

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This International Women’s Day, Opportunity International Australia is celebrating and honouring the millions of entrepreneurial women in developing countries who are using a small loan to start a business, earn a regular income and free themselves from poverty.

The case for shared equity: Philanthropy and homelessness

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Jeanette Large explains how, with the help of philanthropic funders such as Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation and Perpetual, Women’s Property Initiatives is piloting innovative solutions for older women facing homelessness.

Philanthropy with impact: Why you need genderosity

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Impact? Return on investment? Multiplier effect? Julie Reilly explains how to achieve the biggest bang with your philanthropic buck and why sometimes to treat people equally you need to treat them differently.

Courageous philanthropy: Fleur Spitzer

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Launching the new Fleur Spitzer Sub-Fund, Mary Crooks from the Victorian Women’s Trust described philanthropist Fleur Spitzer thus: “Instead of philanthropy with a predilection for conservative, safe and risk averse grantmaking, Fleur is a proud feminist, family woman, feisty and generous donor”.

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • Ian Potter Foundation to Victoria University

    $5 million

  • Jack Ma Foundation to University of Newcastle

    $26.4 million

  • The Wicking Trust to The GroundSwell Project

    $390,000 over three years

  • The Wicking Trust to National Ageing Research Institute

    $3.18 million over five years

  • The Wicking Trust to University of Tasmania

    $3.72 million over five years

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